• New Jersey Registered Holistic Scoring Rubric

     

    In Scoring, consider the grid of  written 
    language
     
    Inadequate Command Limited Command Partial Command Adequate Command Strong Command Superior Command
    Score 1 2 3 4 5 6
    Content & Organiza- 
    tion 
    ·  May lack opening and/or closing ·  May lack opening and/or closing ·  May lack opening and/or closing ·  Generally has opening and/or closing ·  Opening and closing ·  Opening and closing
    . ·  Minimal response to topic; uncertain focus ·  Attempts to focus

    ·  May drift or shift focus

    ·  Usually has single focus ·  Single focus ·  Single focus

    ·  Sense of unity and coherence

    ·  Key ideas developed

    ·  Single, distinct focus

    ·  Unified and coherent

    ·  Well-developed
     
    . ·  No planning evident; disorganized ·  Attempts organization

    ·  Few, if any, transitions between ideas

    ·  Some lapses or flaws in organization

    ·  May lack some transitions between ideas

    ·  Ideas loosely connected

    ·  Transition evident

    ·  Logical progression of ideas

    ·  Moderately fluent

    ·  Attempts compositional risks

    ·  Logical progression of ideas

    ·  Fluent, cohesive

    ·  Composi- 
    tional risks successful
     
    . ·  Details random, inappropriate, or barely apparent ·  Details lack elaboration, i.e., highlight paper ·  Repetitious details
    ·  Several unelaborated details
     
    ·  Uneven development of details ·  Details appropriate and varied ·  Details effective, vivid, explicit, and/or pertinent
    Usage 
    ·  No apparent control
    ·  Severe/ 
    numerous errors
     
    ·  Numerous errors ·  Errors/ patterns of errors may be evident ·  Some errors that do not interfere with meaning ·  Few errors ·  Very few, if any, errors
    Sentence Construc- 
    tion 
    ·  Assortment of incomplete and/or incorrect sentences ·  Excessive monotony/ same structure
    ·  Numerous errors
     
    ·  Little variety in syntax

    ·  Some errors

    ·  Some errors that do not interfere with meaning ·  Few errors ·  Very few, if any, errors
    Mechanics 
    ·  Errors so severe they detract from meaning ·  Numerous serious errors ·  Patterns of errors evident ·  No consistent pattern of errors

    ·  Some errors that do not interfere with meaning

    ·  Few errors ·  Very few, if any, errors

     

Last Modified on September 4, 2018